Soulful House

Soulful House is a subgenre of House Music featuring deep and melodic vibes, sophisticated musicality, R&B elements and most often soulful vocals.

Andy Ward and Random Soul: Come Together (The Remixes)

Being a fan of Soulful House has never been an easy one for me. Perhaps because I'm too picky, or maybe it's because I sometimes find it a little boring. Either way, I've persevered...
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Danism: Afterdark EP III

The duo of Dans return to Milk N 2 Sugars to bring you a three tracker of hypnotizing big room joints. Slightly atmospheric with its delayed effects, "The Jungle" leads the EP off with...

Louie Vega Nets Another Grammy Nomination

Already the owner of one, this time Louie is nominated for the Best Dance/Electronic Album Grammy for his debut LP Louie Vega Starring...XXVIII.
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Jamie 3:26 is Now a Resident at Djoon

The Chicago House DJ will also be playing the Djoon Experience Boat Party at Suncebeat and The Djoon Experience Festival in Sicily.
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Demuir featuring Cynthia Amoah: Discover

Possibly his finest recording so far and what might indeed become a defining record of his career, "Discover" finds Demuir at the top of his game. With Karizma, Nick Holder and N'Dinga Gaba remixes.
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Songs & Memories with Sir LSG, Kafele & Jaidene Veda

GOGO Music drops Memories, the latest single from Sir LSG's Moving Circles LP and featuring Kafele and Jaidene Veda.

The Essential Versatility of Davidson Ospina

Veteran NYC producer and DJ Davidson Ospina talks to 5 Mag's Tristan Dominguez on his long, multifaceted and amazing career in dance music.
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#ListenUp NDATL Rallies an All-Star Line-up for Who Do You Love?

Ricky Corey, Chez Damier, Kayenne, Josh Milan and of course Kai Alce make this funk cover one of the soulful house jams of the year.
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The Unapologetic African Sounds of Shamrock Guitor

Kayibiza LOunge talks to Shamrock Guitor, South African guitarist and producer and founder of the new label Gotto Records.
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Caswell James’ Magnificent Slab of Soul

If you're a soulful DJ, I cannot imagine any reason why you wouldn't lead off every set you play for the next three months with "Corazon Angustiado", the title track of Caswell James' magnificent...
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Andy Ward and Sofia Rubina: Streets of The Sun

I don't know that there's a more prestigious label out there now than Soulheaven, and they proudly stamp their name on this collaboration between their resident DJ Andy Ward and Estonian siren Sofia Rubina....

Moodymann Remixes Ralf Gum’s “With Her Hand”

Ralf Gum always provides heavy ammunition for his DJs. The third single from his 2014 album In My City dropped yesterday in promo release on Traxsource with a surprising mix from Detroit's Kenny Dixon,...

Groove Junkies: The 5 Magazine Interview (2007)

THE HISTORY OF THE music industry, from Perry Como to Perry Farrell, might be littered with burned-out artists hyped as the Next Big Thing, but the House music industry doesn't live by those rules....
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Supernova: The 5 Magazine Interview

They were at the center of a sampling scandal that made them the target of much vitriol in the music industry. Their use of Kevin Saunderson's "The Sound" may have initially brought in negative...

The Martinez Brothers: The 5 Magazine Interview

Bursting onto the scene almost four years ago at the tender ages of 13 and 16, the Bronx-born Martinez Brothers have infused new blood and hope in what many see as a plateauing scene....

Curtis McClain: The House Music Anthem (Remixes Part 1)

Take the most famous opening notes and the most seminal chorus in House Music history and add Frankie Knuckles, Eric Kupper, Todd Terry and Terry Hunter as remixers... For maybe the first time in...
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Jerome Baker is the Underground OG

A new LP on Farris Wheel sees the Chicago OG back in the swing.
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Victor Simonelli: The 5 Magazine Interview

Victor Simonelli is one of New York's House bred royalty. His name carries weight, from his work with Tommy Musto, Brian Tappert and Marc Pomeroy, with labels like Bassline, Vinyl Solution, Big Big Trax,...
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Karu’s Mission Statement (Intimate Venues)

The Cleveland producer drops a new LP on Intimate Venues Recordings.
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Foliage Records Returns with DJ Fudge and Phil D

Pulse, a new collaboration from legendary producer DJ Fudge and South African vocalist Phil D. marks the return of one of the most consistent soulful house labels.

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